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Area residents received a little motivation last week from one of the best college baseball coaches in the country. John Cohen, head baseball coach at Mississippi State, served as the keynote speaker for the 8th annual CARE (Children Are the Reason for Excellence) Banquet held at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko-Attala County...
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A new website to promote Kosciusko and Attala County went live last week.  Kosciusko.ms is the new site, which is headed up by the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation. The site features information on economic development, tourism, chamber activities and Kosciusko Main Street. The site also has portals to information about the City...
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Downtown Kosciusko looks a little more festive this week after several volunteers worked Saturday to place hay bales, scarecrows and pumpkins throughout the area. Volunteers with Kosciusko Main Street spent several hours Saturday decorating the Attala County Courthouse Square and adjacent areas.  “This is the second year that we...
2 weeks 1 day ago
KOSCIUSKO––“Hey coach, we gonna see y’all again,” said a Kosciusko football player to Noxubee head coach Tyron Shorter after his Tigers won the Region 4-4A contest against the Whippets 48-25 on Friday night.   “Yeah, they were big and strong and a tough matchup for us, but turnovers killed them,”...
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The Ethel Lady Tigers moved to 13-7 on the year and 3-0 in district play with a win over McAdams 20-1 before dropping one on the road to Kosciusko 15-0 on Monday night.  The Lady Tigers came out hitting as they pounded out 22 hits in the McAdams game.  Erin Watkins pitched and got the win.  Sidney Rone led the Lady Tigers in...
2 weeks 1 day ago
The Lady Whippets are 12-7overall after defeating Louisville 13-4 last Thursday and Ethel 15-0 on Monday night.  They hosted Columbus on Tuesday night before beginning with the Class 4A Playoffs that will have the Lady Whippets playing either Houston or Itawamba.   In the Thursday night contest with the Louisville Lady Wildcats,...
2 weeks 1 day ago
A downtown Kosciusko building has received a facelift in recent weeks that has helped restore the site to closer to what it looked like in years gone by. The building, which has been the site of everything from grocery stores to banks, was most recently home to offices for the Attala County School Board. When the school board vacated the...
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Attala County 4-H Pets in the Park took prizes following judging at the Thursday afternoon pet parade at Jason Niles Park. The show was coordinated by Becky Hamilton and Taylor Casey, 4-H leaders with the MSU Extension Service. Anna Austin, FCS/4-H Agent in Montgomery County, served as judge. As the entry fee each pet owner donated an item...
3 weeks 18 hours ago
LOUISVILLE––Though the Wildcats were struggling after three straight losses, Kosciusko head coach Trac Baughn knew the defending 3A State Champions were still a dangerous opponent. With his team trailing 7-6 at the half, Baughn had a little concern for his team because he knew that they had a lot to overcome.   “It...
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